2016 Adult Group Lessons
Lessons take place at the Brookview Lesson Tee, unless otherwise noted.
Lessons with Michael Turnbull [Bio]
|Mon & Wed, April 25 - May 9||5:45 - 6:45 pm*|
|Mon & Wed, April 25 - May 9||7 - 8 pm|
|Mon & Wed, May 16 - June 1**||5:45 - 6:45 pm*|
|Mon & Wed, May 16 - June 1**||7 - 8 pm*|
|Tue & Thu, April 26 - May 10||5:45 - 6:45 pm*|
Golf is hard, right? Well, it’s not true. Swinging a golf club is a relatively simple task no matter what you’ve heard. These group lessons are for the beginner adult golfer. Instructor Michael Turnbull specializes in helping beginners become more confident and enjoy this great game.Lessons will cover an overview of the game of golf, including rules and etiquette, putting, chipping and pitching, and full swing irons and woods. Class meets for four 60-minute lessons, plus a fifth class at the Par 3 to provide a real golf course experience. Clubs and balls provided. Class size is 6–10 students. $99
*Final class meets at the Par 3 Course at 7 pm.
**No class May 30
Monday Night Lesson League
|Mondays, June 6–July 25*||6 pm - 8 pm|
|Mondays, August 1–September 19**||6 pm - 8 pm|
This league provides new players with an opportunity to meet other new players and experience golf in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. The Lesson League is designed for golfers with two years or less of playing experience and for those who have already completed some form of instruction program. Michael will organize the league and provide on-course oversight each night to answer any questions. The first class will meet at the Par 3 course for an introduction to the league and a Mindful Golf lesson. The second class consists of a Mindful Golf lesson and time on the course. In weeks three through seven players will play the Par 3 course accompanied by Michael. Class size is 12–24 students. $125/session
*No July 4
**No September 5
Mindful Golf Clinics
Trying too hard? It doesn’t have to be that way. These clinics present a relaxed and simple way for beginners and intermediates to learn new and interesting things about a variety of golf topics…and they’re great fun. Students will learn to feel the difference between swings that work and swings that don’t. Clinics meet on Saturdays at 10 am for one hour. Clubs and balls provided. Class size is 6–10 students. $25/clinic
|Saturday, April 30||11am - noon|
|Saturday, June 4||11am - noon|
|Saturday, July 16||11am - noon|
Learn to feel what is important when swinging the long clubs. Discover your sources of consistency and distance with both your driver and fairway woods.
|Saturday, May 7||11am - noon|
|Saturday, June 11||11am - noon|
Short Swings Clinic
Students will learn simple short swing techniques and methods to increase consistency and confidence. The ability to use a variety of clubs will add creativity to your game and lower your scores.
|Saturday, May 14||11am - noon|
|Saturday, June 18||11am - noon|
Topping the ball? That’s not much fun. Golf is mostly played from the ground, not off a tee. This clinic presents a simple and relaxed way to feel the difference between a swing that rolls the ball on the ground and one that launches it in the air. Discover what matters most when hitting approach shots and develop some confidence with your irons/hybrids off the ground.
|Saturday, May 21||11am - noon|
|Saturday, July 9||11am - noon|
Partial swings can be golf’s most difficult shots. They also are the most important scoring shots. Students will learn to use clubs from different lies and learn different types of shots to improve their score.
Tips From Turnbell At The Range
Come out to the driving range for practice and get some tips from our head PGA Professional Michael Turnbull. No charge for these quick tips and pointers. Purchase your range bucket and Michael will stop by and help you make your practice time worthwhile. Site: Driving Range.
Saturdays, 1-3 pm
- April 30
- May 7
- May 14
- May 21
- June 4
- June 11
- June 18
- July 9
- July 16
Lessons with Dee Forsberg [Bio]
Women And Wine
|May 10–24||5:30–7 pm|
|June 7–21||5:30–7 pm|
|July 12–26||5:30–7 pm|
|August 9–23||5:30–7 pm|
Women and Wine is a beginner program developed to introduce women to the game of golf. The goal of the program is to overcome many of the barriers that women run into as beginners or occasional golfers. The program will focus on basic fundamentals in a fun and social atmosphere. There will be three sessions. Class size is 6–16 students. Site: Lesson Tee. $99. Must be 21 years old.
- Week 1 Queen of the Green: Games and skill challenges speciic to putting that will get you excited to practice your form.
- Week 2 Chip and Sip: Learn the art of hitting the short shots to the green.
- Week 3 Driving Club: Discover how to send your drives further up the fairway.
Chip And Sip
|May 31||6–7:30 pm|
|June 28||6–7:30 pm|
|August 2||6–7:30 pm|
Ready to take your skills to the course? Come out with the girls to play three holes on the Par 3 course and enjoy some wine. These one-day-on-course events let you further your skills and give you on on-course experience, while getting a night out with friends. Class size is 12–24 students. Site: Par 3 Course. $15. Must be 21 years old.
Nine And Wine
|August 30||5:30 Shotgun|
This Par 3 scramble event is great for the beginner to the advanced golfer. Sign up as an individual or with a group. This event will start with a nin-hole shotgun followed by appetizers and a glass of wine or beer in the Brookview Grill. Class size is 20–60 students. Site: Par 3 Course. $25. Must be 21 years old.
Registration begins on Thursday, March 3 and is on a first-come, first-served basis through the Brookview Golf Shop.
- Register in person in the Golf Shop.
Golden Valley Park & Recreation Department
Brookview Community Center
200 Brookview Parkway
Golden Valley, MN 55426
- Register online with our online registration system (through Golden Valley Park & Recreation).
- All users will create their own account
- Choose your own log-in information and make your own account changes
- Simple and easy to use and navigate
- 24/7 access to your account